Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

What's The Rush?

It's spreading fast — the idea that rush hour on NYC mass transit has got to go for NYC to start up again and get back its mojo. Sounds right to me. But the end of rush hour means quickly moving the city in a direction never before conjured up even in utopian fever dreams.

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Charles KomanoffSnapshot

The Big Shrug — Disappearing Bill de Blasio and the Fall of New York

No one today remembers Abe Beame, whose frail 1973–77 mayoralty was sandwiched between John Lindsay's tumultuous two terms and Ed Koch's combative three. Now, in Beame's footsteps trudges Bill de Blasio.

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In the Media

US Federal Climate Bills & Strategy for 2021 Webinar

What is civil society's strategy for U.S. climate victory in 2021? ICYMI on July 1, 2020 watch policy experts weigh in on a package of proposed federal legislation to help the US reduce emissions and build a healthier economy for everyone — register for the next webinar in this series on July 15th

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Subway Reading

NYC's Green Programs Bleed Out In Budget

NYC's new budget does a hatchet job on environmental programs, including plans to cut car use + expand bus lanes

Deep Greening

Why work from home when you can work in a climate-smart green office building that's providing extra eco-benefits?

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In The Carbon Age

Greening A Greenwich Village History Map

Explore women's, African American's, social justice + LGBT history of Greenwich Village. Now, suggest map locations for eco-activists + their history

Energy Insecurity Accelerants

Economic devastation caused by the pandemic, combined with summer heat waves, puts people in danger of heat-illness when utilities shut off power due to unpaid bills

Mind The Gap

A gap gaping hole on climate change is illustrated in this dialog between an 18 year-old climate activist and a 68 year old GOP Governor

Worldwide

Paris Climate Agreement: Falling Far Short

Nations falling far short of meeting their Paris climate commitments, upping risk of breaching tolerable temperature increases

Making History

The Alps: Think Pink

A type of algae that turns Alpine snows pink could hasten climate-linked glacial melting

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